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Xin Daje, Lijiang 674100, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a must visit place in Lijiang to get the famous photos. The Didi driver ask why are we going there? It's just a place for them to smoke and laze around doing nothing..... But the fact is smoking is not allowed. The locals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Soo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took some of the best photos of my trip here. Really beautiful well kept park with a lovely view of the mountain in the background. Definitely worth a quick visit, while you're at the ancient town.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MHK2026
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a serene spot that is easy to walk from the Old Town. Couple of ponds to stroll about and plenty of quiet places to sit and veg. Entrance is 80 CNY. Free if you are over 60, take your passport.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed November 13, 2018

As others have said, nice park with pretty views. However, not worth the exorbitant admission price. Just visit the free Dongba Museum, then walk another 200 meters (away from Lijiang) and enter for free. Don't be a sucker and submit to the "soak the tourists"...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NoGoGuy
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Very pretty with the mountains in the background and reflecting on the pond. Even if the mountain is hidden by clouds the park itself is very nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Beautiful vistas and pleasant walkways make this a great place to visit. This is a good add on to a visit to Lijiang Old Town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ReviewerToronto
Reviewed October 22, 2018

if you have clear view of yulong this is a great spot for photos; otherwise, the ticket is somewhat expensive for the park. There is two spots to find a cup of tea, one easy to find and one not. There are generally ladies sitting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yatrawallah
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

There isn’t all much to see or do here except for the actual pond. On the other hand, the pond is very pretty with its bridge and temple and if you’re lucky, a view of Jade Dragon snow mountain in the distance. Nice but sort...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grasten
Reviewed October 7, 2018

80 RMB ($12), free under 12 and after 60. It allows you to do the perfect photo of the bridge and the pagoda with the reflection of the mountain in the lake. If the weather is not nice, it is a bit expensive for just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The water is clean and full with beautiful coloured fish. The green forest surrounds the pond and there is a beautiful stone bridge with carved marble railings. There are many benches near the water to stop and enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Haihui_ShP
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6 Days Lijiang and Shangri-La County (18 Replies)
HiHi While looking for a break in April from the hectic worklife in Singapore, I chanced upon article on Lijiang offering relaxation vacation from Singapore. Have been reading a bit of past information in the forum and will like to invite the good fellows in tripadvisor to help comment on our trip plan. Day 1 Fly from Singapore to Lijiang 5hrs flight arrive in late afternoon. Intend to book a KeZhan like in the Lijiang Old Town. Day 2 Hang around the old town, Eat, See, Relax...More
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morning, we can provide you some suggestion what you real need, you can follow it Day 1 when you arrive to Lijiang, you just relax, walk around, exprience the local market and see, try some snacks and Acclimatise....you will stay Dayan Old Town Tonight. Day 2 biking to visit Shuhe Old town and then riding reach up to Baisha Old Town again, i believe you will get a good view on the way. Day 3 this is a wonderful choice if you can find someong can share the rent fee for the can with you....More